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Mantua, Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin. A96 A297

4 bedrooms (243 sq.m) House for sale by private treaty

Price €1,495,000

4 bedrooms  4 bathrooms  3 receptions


  • Period residence situated on Sorrento Road with wonderful sea views from the bedrooms
  • Generously proportioned accommodation of approximately 243sq.m (2,616sq.ft)
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Private sunny southerly front garden of approximately 15m in length
  • A short walk to Dalkey Village one of South County Dublin’s most picturesque spots
  • Gravelled driveway providing off street parking
  • Low maintenance garden to the rear
  • Balance of period features and contemporary design
  • Fitted carpets and kitchen appliances as listed below included in the sale
  • Excellent public transport including DART, No’s 7, 59 & 111 bus routes and Aircoach
  • In the catchment area for excellent primary and secondary schools

Full Description

Mantua is a most attractive two storey over garden level period residence situated on Sorrento Road in Dalkey. It dates from the 1870s and boasts many original period features from the Victorian era and further benefits from a large private south facing garden to the front. Mantua is situated on Sorrento Road within a short walking distance of Dalkey Village, Coliemore Harbour, Dillon’s and Sorrento parks and the Vico bathing area.

The property comprises a period family home laid out over three levels extending to approximately 243sq.m (2,616sq.ft). Internally the accommodation comprises at ground floor level of a gracious reception hall, dual aspect interconnecting reception rooms with box bay window overlooking the front, contemporary kitchen/breakfast room with Rational kitchen and guest w.c. At first floor level there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a particular feature here and runs the entire width of the property overlooking the front with a contemporary bathroom en suite. Bedrooms to the back of the property offer wonderful sea views. At garden level there is a utility, study/office, family room, fourth bedroom, shower room and a kitchen/utility area completes the accommodation at this level. There is access here from the front of the property below the front steps, so this could equally be used as a self-contained unit.

To the front of the property is there is gravelled off street parking for two cars leading to a private south facing lawned area measuring approximately 15m in length. It benefits from a wonderful southerly orientation. There is attractive landscaping and paving and it’s a perfect spot for al fresco dining. There is potential access here to the garden level below the front steps. To the rear there is a good sized private garden measuring approximately 5.95m x 9.68m. It is laid out in attractive paving and landscaping. Mantua is tastefully presented throughout and offers a wonderful balance between period features including well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings, plasterwork and original fireplaces and contemporary design to include a stylish kitchen/breakfast room and en suite to the master bedroom.

Mantua on Sorrento Road is very well located being a 5 minute stroll from Dalkey Village which offers a wonderful array of specialist shops, restaurants, services and public houses. Dalkey is a heritage village offering wonderful areas of natural beauty. The village is very well served by public transport to include the DART, regular bus routes linking it to Dublin City Centre and Dun Laoghaire Town Centre and the Aircoach which provides a direct route to Dublin Airport. It is in the catchment area for excellent primary and secondary schools including Loreto NS and secondary school, Harold Boys NS, St. Patrick’s NS all within easy walking distance as well as Castle Park, CBC Monkstown, Holy Child Killiney, St. Joseph of Cluny and Rathdown. There are a wide range of amenities nearby including swimming, boating and fishing at Coliemore Harbour and Vico bathing area and walks over Dalkey and Killiney hills.



To the front of Mantua there is gravelled off street parking for two cars, leading to a private lawned south facing garden with attractive landscaping and suntrap patio perfect for al fresco dining. The front garden measures approximately 15m in length. There is a small courtyard area beyond this which is currently used for storage/hanging out washing. To the rear there is a low maintenance garden laid out in paving, gravel and lawn which measures just under 60 sq metres.

BER Details

BER No. 103593786
Energy Performance Indicator: 296.88

Contact Details

Address: 106 Lower Georges Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Telephone: 01-280 6820 or you can also email us at

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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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